Who is responsible for funding Section 117 aftercare?

Who is responsible for funding Section 117 aftercare?

Who is responsible for providing section 117 aftercare? It is the duty of the: Clinical Commissioning Group in England, or the Local Health Board in Wales, and. local social services authority (usually the one in the area you lived in before you were detained)

What is s117 funding?

s117 aftercare funding is designed to cover the cost of meeting all of the person’s mental health related support needs. If the person has physical health needs and mental health needs, s117 may not cover the full cost of their support package. In some cases a top-up is required to fill the funding gap.

Can Section 117 be withdrawn?

117 cannot be withdrawn without reassessing P’s needs. P must be fully involved in any decision-making process with regards to the ending of aftercare, including, if appropriate consultation with ‘P’s’ carer/s and advocate.

Who pays if someone is sectioned?

So who pays for care when someone is Sectioned? In a nutshell: Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and local authorities pay. The individual should not be charged.

What is a section 117 application?

A Section 117 Application, is an application brought before the Court by or on behalf of a child challenging the provisions made for them in their parents Will. When considering a Section 117 application, the Court must look at it from the “point of view of a prudent and just parent”.

How long does s117 funding last?

Ending a s117 arrangement The status lasts for as long as one or other of the partners believes that the person still needs the services by way of aftercare (ie for the statutory purpose of avoiding readmission).

Can a police officer section you?

Section 136 allows the police to take you to (or keep you at) a place of safety. They can do this without a warrant if: you appear to have a mental disorder, AND. you are in any place other than a house, flat or room where a person is living, or garden or garage that only one household has access to, AND.

What does a section 117 mean?

Some people who have been detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 can get free aftercare when they leave hospital. This is called section 117 aftercare. ‘ ‘Aftercare’ means the help you get after you leave hospital to: meet needs that you have because your mental health condition or conditions, and.

What is the criteria to be sectioned?

You should only be sectioned if: you need to be assessed or treated for your mental health problem. your health would be at risk of getting worse if you did not get treatment. your safety or someone else’s safety would be at risk if you did not get treatment.

Is a child entitled to inheritance?

Generally, children have no right to inherit anything from their parents. In certain limited circumstances, however, children may be entitled to claim a share of a deceased parent’s property. In some states, these laws apply not only to children, but also to any grandchildren of a child who has died.

Who is entitled to Section 117 aftercare funding?

The long-term effect of this choice for individual’s and their families are often felt most when it comes to arranging and paying for care. As we mentioned earlier, those detained under section 3 of the Mental Health Act 1983 are entitled to section 117 aftercare when they are discharged from hospital.

Is there section 117 funding for mental health?

The ‘good news’ as she was sectioned under Section3 of the mental health act apparently she will get section 117 funding. I don’t really know what this means. Hi Susan, sorry to hear about your mum. It’s always a shock to the system to be told that the person you are for has to go into care.

Who are services provided by under Section 117?

Services provided under section 117 can include services provided directly by local authorities or which local authorities commission from other providers. CCGs will commission (rather than provide) these services. Page 6of 39 Section 3 – Eligibility

Is there no recourse to public funds under Section 117?

No Recourse to Public Funds: Section 117 aftercare services are available regardless of a person’s immigration status or their nationality. Immigration exclusions under Schedule 3 Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 do not apply. When preparing to discharge someone who has no recourse to public funds from Section 117, due regard must be